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Ticket sales end today for The Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ event

Small State, Big Debate: Race

Ticket sales end today for The Connecticut Mirror’s annual event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race” on Oct. 6 at Fairfield University. The full event will feature New York Times columnist Charles Blow as the keynote speaker and also includes sessions on criminal justice with discussions on the governor’s “second-chance society” and policy research. Continue Reading →

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Two weeks until The Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ event

Two weeks remain until The Connecticut Mirror’s annual event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race” on Oct. 6 at Fairfield University. The full event will feature New York Times columnist Charles Blow as the keynote speaker and also includes sessions on criminal justice with discussions on the governor’s “second-chance society” and policy research. Continue Reading →

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Health care panel extended for ‘Small State, Big Debate Race’; Three other panels full

Two speakers have been added to the health care panel for The Connecticut Mirror’s annual event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race” on Oct. 6 at Fairfield University. Meanwhile, three other panels are now full for the event. Continue Reading →

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CT Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ — Only limited seating remains for three sessions

Tickets sales continue for The Connecticut Mirror’s statewide public policy event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race,” with only limited seating available for the three of the eight sessions. The full event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Fairfield University. Continue Reading →

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The Mirror’s ‘Small State, Big Debate: Race’ event set for Oct. 6

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The Connecticut Mirror, the state’s award-winning, nonprofit public policy news organization, will hold its second statewide public policy event, “Small State, Big Debate: Race,” on Tuesday, October 6, at Fairfield University. Tickets go on sale today with an early bird special through Aug. 20. Find all the details here. Continue Reading →

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CT Mirror/AARP – Google Hangout: The Future of Fraud

The Connecticut Mirror and AARP Connecticut host their fifth Google Hangout of 2015 on fraud. Guest include Doug Shadel, State Director, AARP Washington, AARP Fraud Watch Network; Susan Wines, Assistant U.S. Attorney; and Sal Cannata, Principal Financial Examiner, Securities and Business Investments Division, State of Connecticut Department of Banking. Continue Reading →

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Please donate today: The Mirror’s ‘Why I Give’ campaign ends Monday

A contentious 2015 Connecticut Legislative session drew to a close just before midnight Wednesday with the dramatic passage of a fiercely fought state budget. Our staff worked into the early hours Thursday to provide the same comprehensive, insightful coverage of those last hours that they delivered all session. And our audience responded in record numbers over those chaotic final days. This is just another reminder of why The Mirror exists. Please support us and donate today. Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: The public and personal sides of at-home caregiving

Along with sponsor AARP, The Connecticut Mirror hosts its third Google Hangout of the 2015 Connecticut legislative session to discuss caregiving. Joining host and Mirror Health Care Reporter Arielle Levin Becker are Rep. Catherine Abercrombie (D), Rep. Mitch Bolinsky (R), and Claudio W. Gualtieri, associate state director, advocacy, AARP Connecticut. Continue Reading →

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Future of Connecticut Rails: Last call for tickets for Tuesday’s Half Full event

The Mirror's Policy Pairings Series

The final event in The Mirror’s four-part Policy Pairings Series will take place Tuesday at Half Full Brewery in Stamford and feature a panel discussion on “The Future of Connecticut Rails.” Panelists will be Connecticut Transportation Commissioner James Redeker; Amanda Kennedy, the Connecticut director of the Regional Plan Association; and Jim Cameron, former chair of The CT Metro-North Rail Commuter Council. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Continue Reading →

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